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the second-term blues. ♪ good morning. i'm melissa harris-perry. what a difference three days makes. fewer than 72 hours passed between president obama's standup act and his press conference marking the 100th day of his second-term. but the president we saw on tuesday was singing a distinctly different tune for the wise guy wh who had jokes a few days before instead of all i do is win, he was doing a little diddy called second-term blues. and it goes a little something like this. >> do you still have the juice to get the rest of your agenda for this congress? >> if you put it that way, jonathan, maybe i should pack up and go home. you seem to suggest that somehow these folks over there have no responsibilities and that my job is to somehow get them to behave. that's their job. the point is in are common-sense solutions po the problems right now. i with not force republicans to embrace those common sense solutions. >> this president obama having a sad day as he watches an obstruction of congress sabotage his second-term agenda is the far cry from the man who put the "o" in hope in 2007. now
, is this the beginning of the end of the war on drugs? >>> good morning. i'm melissa harris-perry. we're going to get to all of the stories i just promised you. first, an update from the middle east where there are reports of israeli airplanes striking areas around the syrian capital of damascus. the targets believed to be shipments of iranian-made missiles on the way to lebanon's hezbollah. chief correspondent richardening he will is reporting from turkey this morning. >>> melissa, according to a witness in damascus this morning, it began around 2:00 a.m. there was a huge explosion, giant fireball that lit up the sky. people said they could see this fireball and feel the shockwaves all across the city. then moments later, there were a series of secondary explosions. witnesses said they heard fighter jets in the sky, they couldn't tell what exactly had been hit. but that the targets were all roughly in the same area. in the mountains. the mountains are just on the edge of damascus and this is a military area. according to rebels in damascus, there were at least nine different targets including a weap
morning. i'm melissa harris-perry. monday evening, 5:52 p.m. the unbelievable story that has dominated the news cycle began with this call to 911. i've been kidnapped and i've been missing for ten years and i'm here. i'm free now. >> that was 27-year-old amanda berry who disappeared the day before her 17th birthday in 2003, calling for help after emergeg from a 10-year nightmare. berry along with her 6-year-old daughter was freed from the house of who rows where they were held captive. sometimes bound with ropes and chains. more than a decade. the survival story of these women after enduring abduction, enslavement and torture is a chilling echo of others like jaycee dugard and elizabeth smard that have also captured national attention. these are the stories they remember because they go to the heart of the most horrifying svu filled nightmares of teen girls and sexual vulnerability. but far more common when it comes to young women and sexual exploitation, teen girls denied the support to emerge safely into womanhood in an environment of sexual consent and exploration. instead they are
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